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November 18, 2017

Care home cleared over smoke

August 3, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com A Monessen personal care home was evacuated Tuesday night after smoke was discovered coming from the attic. City firefighters from the No. 1 and Hilltop stations were called to the Hallsworth […]

Charges mount for Speers man

August 3, 2016

By The Mon Valley Independent A Speers man jailed for his alleged role in a crime spree that involved two armed robberies has been charged in another case. Christopher Carroll, 23, was charged by Monessen […]

Body found in Cokeburg Dam

August 3, 2016

The body of a 65-year-old woman was found in the Cokeburg Dam Tuesday. Hi Su Wytovich of Cokeburg was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:44 p.m., said Washington County Coroner Tim Warco. The cause […]

Area man indicted on drug and gun charges

August 3, 2016

By the Mon Valley Independent A Monessen man was indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh Tuesday on charges of violating federal drug and firearm laws. The three-count indictment alleges Laurenti James Robertson, 25, […]

Rostraver man charged with harassing former girlfriend

August 3, 2016

By TAYLOR BROWN  tbrown@yourmvi.com  A Rostraver man was arrested Thursday for allegedly sending 6,000 text messages and 200 voicemails to his ex-girlfriend over the course of nine months. Jamie Jon Harris, 46, faced a preliminary […]

Editorial: PONY stars get their time in spotlight

August 3, 2016

A week after the finest youngsters ages 9-12 in the state gathered at Rostraver Township’s DiVirgilio Complex to determine the Pennsylvania Little League championship, the next level of baseball stars from around the world will […]

New cigarette tax angers smokers

August 2, 2016

By GREG REINBOLD greinbold@yourmvi.com Pennsylvania’s cigarette tax went up by $1 per pack Monday, and Mid-Mon Valley smokers and the businesses that sell tobacco are fuming. “We got hit hard,” said Pam Vukich, manager of […]

Church outreach targets 3-D archery range

August 2, 2016

By JUSTIN CRIADO jcriado@yourmvi.com Shooting velociraptors and wild boars might not seem like a typical church outing. But at Spirit Chapel church in Elizabeth Township, that’s what parishioners came up with as targets when starting […]

Charges filed in vehicle break-ins

August 2, 2016

By STACY WOLFORD swolford@yourmvi.com Two men with long criminal records are accused of stealing guns from vehicles during an alleged burglary spree in Rostraver Township. Robert E. Kowalsky Jr., 27, of Voyager Estates, Rostraver Township, […]

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